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06/03/19James Proferes joins Markel as Executive Underwriting Officer for Global Professional Liability
RICHMOND, Va., June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that James Proferes has been named Executive Underwriting Officer for Global Professional Liability. In this new role, Proferes will work closely with Markel's insurance and reinsurance divisions on initiatives and issues including systemic risks, growth opportunities, portfolio optimization, and overall results. Proferes comes to Markel from Chubb where he worked for 29 ... 
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05/02/19Markel names Guenter Kryszon Executive Underwriting Officer for Global Property
RICHMOND, Va., May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Guenter Kryszon will be joining the company as Executive Underwriting Officer for Global Property. Kryszon's appointment is effective May 13, 2019. Most recently Kryszon held an executive position at AIG. In this role, Kryszon will work with the Insurance and Reinsurance divisions, as well as partner with the Nephila and State National teams on corporate initiatives t... 
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04/30/19Markel Reports First Quarter 2019 Results
RICHMOND, Va., April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported operating revenues of $2.5 billion for the first quarter of 2019 compared to $1.6 billion for the first quarter of 2018. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $732.2 million for the first quarter of 2019 compared to a comprehensive loss of $174.8 million for the first quarter of 2018. Diluted net income per share was $42.76 for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 compared to diluted net loss per share of $4.25 ... 
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04/24/19Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time
RICHMOND, Va., April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) to discuss quarterly results and business developments.   Any person interested in listening to the call should contact Markel's Investor Relations Department at 804-747-0136 or investorrelations@markel.com. Investors, analysts and the general public also may listen to the call... 
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04/14/19Markel Issues Statement on Markel CATCo
RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) (the "Company") previously reported that the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Bermuda Monetary Authority (together, the "Governmental Authorities") are conducting inquiries into loss reserves recorded in late 2017 and early 2018 at Markel CATCo Investment Management Ltd. and its subsidiaries (together, "CATCo"). These inquiries are limited to CATCo and do not involve the Company or... 
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04/12/19Markel wins Young Professional Workplace award
RICHMOND, Va., April 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that it has won the best Young Professional Workplace in the large business category by ChamberRVA, the chamber of commerce for the greater Richmond, Virginia, region. The award recognizes organizations in the region that excel at attracting, retaining, and developing young employees. Nine businesses were named finalists. The award was presented by HYPE (Helping Young P... 
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04/05/19Chris Butler represents Markel on Willis Towers Watson panel
RICHMOND, Va., April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Christopher J. Butler, Esq., Managing Director of Professional and Management Liability, participated in a March 21, 2019, panel discussion sponsored by Willis Towers Watson. The topic for discussion was "Learning from the financial crisis: Insurance recovery in uncertain times," and the audience was Willis Towers Watson financial institutions (FI) clients and other invitees. ... 
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03/29/19Markel Corporation's Kara Owens wins Temple University's 2019 Baglini award
RICHMOND, Va., March 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Kara Owens, Managing Director, Global Cyber Underwriting Executive, has won the 2019 Norman A. Baglini Outstanding Risk Management and Insurance Young Alumnus award from Temple University's Fox School of Business. The award will be presented at the Department of Risk, Insurance, and Healthcare Management's 31st Annual Awards for Excellence dinner on April 11, 2019, in Philadelphia. Owens graduated m... 
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03/22/19Markel Corporation associate wins CLM's young industry professional of the year award
RICHMOND, Va., March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Jamie Samaniego, Senior Claims Examiner, was awarded the inaugural young professional of the year award by the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). Samaniego joined Markel in 2016 and manages construction defect claims. She is proficient in damage, liability, and coverage issues; reserving; risk transfer; auditing; litigation management; and expense con... 
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03/21/19Markel Corporation releases 2018 annual report
RICHMOND, Va., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that it released its 2018 annual report. One of the highlights of the annual report is the letter to shareholders. An excerpt from the letter is shared below. "As we noted last year, we define a great company as one with a win/win/win structure. Our customers win as we serve them with products and services that make their lives better. Our associates win because we enj... 
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03/15/19Markel Corporation releases annual letter to shareholders
RICHMOND, Va., March 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that it released its annual letter to shareholders. The letter, signed by Markel's Co-CEOs Thomas S. Gayner and Richard R. Whitt, III, is the most recent letter to shareholders since Markel went public in 1986 after 56 years as a private company. "We wrote the Markel Style over 30 years ago to describe our values and culture. We believe this statement of our values tie... 
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02/05/19Markel Reports 2018 Financial Results
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported operating revenues of $6.8 billion for the year ended December 31, 2018 compared to $6.1 billion in 2017. Comprehensive loss to shareholders was $375.8 million for the year ended December 31, 2018 compared to comprehensive income to shareholders of $1.2 billion in 2017. Diluted net loss per share was $9.55 for the year ended December 31, 2018 compared to diluted net income per share of $25.81 in 2017. The combine... 
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01/30/19Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) to discuss quarterly and year-end results and business developments.   Any person interested in listening to the call should contact Markel's Investor Relations Department at 804-747-0136.  Investors, analysts and the general public also may listen to the call free over the... 
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01/18/19Markel Issues Statement on Markel CATCo
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) said today that effective immediately, Anthony Belisle, Markel CATCo Chief Executive Officer and Alissa Fredricks, Markel CATCo Chief Executive Officer – Bermuda are no longer with the company. As previously announced, after being notified of governmental inquiries into loss reserves recorded in late 2017 and early 2018 at Markel CATCo Investment Management Ltd and its subsidiaries (Ma... 
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